3 Chic Hairstyles for the Gym and Beyond

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No one likes to work up a sweat with strands sticking to their face, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick with the basic bun or messy ponytail we all know we’re guilty of rocking at the gym. Whether you’re powering through Pilates or working up a sweat on the elliptical, giving your locks a little extra attention not only boosts confidence, but it also makes it easier to head from the gym to lunch or a meeting without looking disheveled. That being said, the next time you’re planning to workout (or go out!), try one of these easy, no-frills hairstyles. They’re practical, pretty, and so easy to execute!

braid 1

High Ponytail
·      Tie a high ponytail at the crown of the head.
·      Take a hair tie and place it 2 inches down from the base, holding hair in the middle of the ponytail and pushing up to create a bubble.
·      Take another hair tie and repeat this action 2 inches down from the last tie, holding the middle of the ponytail and pushing up to create a bubble.
·       Continue to do so all the way down the ponytail until you have a whole row of bubbles.

bun

Braided Topknot
·  Tie a high ponytail on the top of your head.
·  Braid the ponytail.
·  Wrap the braid around into a bun and pin to secure.

braid 3

Messy Side Ponytail
·      Pull hair to one side and tie in a low side ponytail split into 3 sections to start the braid.
·      As you braid a few pieces down, hold the middle piece and push up with the rest of the hair – this will give it that messy look.
·      Continue down the braid, braiding a few pieces and scrunching all the way to the bottom.
·      Secure with a hair tie at the end.

Special thanks to Stacey Ellis of Ellis Salon for her hair expertise!

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8 Responses
  • WillandKat Shy
    May 29, 2014

    I don’t like the hair but I love the clothes! !

  • Vicki Colby Rudel
    May 29, 2014

    I LOVE those new skinny headbands! I hope they come out in more colors.

  • Vicki Colby Rudel
    May 29, 2014

    I have both those pieces and love them!

  • Mimi Garcia
    May 29, 2014

    Suzette Castro look at this 😀

  • Mandy Logan
    May 30, 2014

    Just received this exact shirt today! Yay

  • Teri Philpot
    May 31, 2014

    Wow I love that sports bra! What is the name of it?

  • Fabletics
    June 1, 2014

    Hi Terri, isn’t it lovely? It’s called the Vaasa Sports Bra. You can get more info about it here: http://bit.ly/1mG1dWM. -Bilan J.

  • Fabletics
    June 1, 2014

    Hey Vicki, so glad to hear that you LOVE them. 🙂 For now we just have the 6 Pack Skinny Headbands but I will be sure to share your enthusiasm with the rest of the team. Remember to check the website for any updates. -Bilan J.